Why go through all the trouble of defending Anti if you don't care about him? He must mean SOMETHING if you're willing to spend a large chunk of your time filing paperwork to keep him safe!
“To say I don’t care about the boy would be harsh.”
Dark grumbled almost incoherently, annoyed that he had to speak about the matter, but knowing simply ignoring it would implant more unanswered questions in their heads.
“I care about everything, in their own twisted way. He’s a possession of mine, as I see almost everything in the world. Mentoring him from his developmental stages, watching the growth in him and being apart of the experience of his first steps to true Figmenthood, yes of course I made a connection that it was my duty to keep an eye on him. The same way one may keep an eye on a rickety tree about to fall from a storm’s brutal wind. I do not love him, I do not need him. But there is nothing saying that I do not look after him or find possession in his being.”
His tongue dragged against the upper slope of his lip.
“I see him at about the same level of importance as Naga here. A pet of mine. I certainly don’t want them harmed, I don’t want them troubled, but do I truly anticipate giving up my own wellbeing for them, of course not.”